Penang Assam Laksa Ranked No. 7 In CNN’s World’s 50 Best Foods 2020

Hey there family! As Penangites, there’s nothing that leaves us beaming with a sense of pride than our vast street food scene. We have Char Koay Teow, Hokkien Mee, Pasembur and the list goes on. In fact, Penang is also known for being a humble island that will leave everyone with a satisfied tummy. Since it’s important to give recognition where it is due, CNN has just ranked Penang Assam Laksa number 7 on the list of ‘World’s 50 Best Foods’.


Penang Assam Laksa Crowned No. 7 In CNN World’s 50 Best Food

If you’ve ever been to Penang, you most definitely have tried out our version of Assam Laksa. It’s a bowl of thick wheat noodles that comes loaded with ‘poached, flaked mackerel, tamarind, chili, mint, lemongrass, onion, and pineapple’. According to CNN, the Penang Assam Laksa is also ‘one of Malaysia’s most popular dishes’.

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This dish ‘is an addictive spicy-sour fish broth with noodles that’ll have your nose running before the spoon even hits your lips.’ And, this is true because each spoonful will naturally make you wanna dig in more.

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Additionally, here are the Top 10 Foods:

  1. Massaman Curry, Thailand
  2. Neapolitan Pizza, Italy
  3. Chocolate, Mexico
  4. Sushi, Japan
  5. Peking Duck, China
  6. Hamburger, Germany
  7. Penang Assam Laksa, Malaysia
  8. Tom yum Goong, Thailand
  9. Ice cream, global
  10. Chicken Muamba, Gabon

Where’s Your Favourite Assam Laksa Spot In Penang?

So, with this said, let us know your favourite Assam Laksa spots in Penang, and don’t forget to share this piece of news with your friends and family. Bye!

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